Body/Head: Nov 6, 7 at Union Pool Hall
Kim Gordon and noise maestro Bill Nace put out their excellent debut LP as Body/Head last year. Now they’re bringing their surreal, improvisational audio-visual experiments to the ’Burg for a two-night run. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketfly.
Antithesis: Daniel Lanois + The Antlers + Tinariwen + Lonnie Holley: Nov 10 at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Brian Eno disciple, ambient pioneer and famed producer Daniel Lanois is releasing his latest hypnotic LP Flesh and the Machine later this month. In November, Lanois brings his operatic soundscapes to the stage with special guests including local indie-rock faves the Antlers and sculptor-painter Lonnie Holley. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketprophet.
Alt-J + Phantogram: Mar 3 at Madison Square Garden
Trendy Brits Alt-J just released their second album This is All Yours and are bringing their genre-defying alt-rock to MSG next spring. Their November show at the Beacon sold out, so get your tickets to this one early. Tickets are on sale Friday Oct 3 through Ticketmaster.
Neil Diamond: Mar 26 at the Barclays Center
If you missed the solitary man’s free show earlier this week, not to worry. Diamond will be back through these parts soon. He’s promoting his newest release Melody Road but expect to hear all the classics from the consummate showman. Tickets are on sale Monday Oct 13 through Live Nation.
Belle & Sebastian: June 10 at Radio City Music Hall
B&S singer Stuart Murdoch put out his directorial debut film God Help the Girl this year, scored with his band’s music. Now he’s refocusing his attention on the group that made him the envy of every wistful college student of the past two decades. Catch the band at Radio City next summer. Tickets are on sale Friday Oct 3 at Ticketmaster.